Fire Breaks Out in IDP Dormitory
A fire broke out in a 5 floor dormitory for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) situated at the intersection of Sherifszade and Isfendiyar Zulalov streets in Yasaml district.
Ban on Clothes Hanging for Duration of Islamic Solidarity Games
One more restriction has been added to a growing list of administrative offenses citizens are forbidden from doing during the Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku.
Director of Television Channel 'Kanal 13' Arrested
Director of internet-television “Kanal 13” Aziz Orujov was taken to Nasimi Police Station while going to work in the morning on May 2.
Wife of Opposition Leader Ilgar Mammadov Speaks with Meydan TV
Vafa Mammadov: "The decision of the European Court of Human Rights must be implemented"
Internally Displaced Families Living Out of Tents in Baku
For 25 years internally displaced persons (IDPs) from Nagorno-Karabakh lived in the ‘Energetika’ boarding house, located in the village of Shuvalan in the Khazar District of Baku. And after the boarding house became a hazard, they ...
The Father of a Solider: Fighting Peacetime Deaths in the Military
Beyali Azizov is the father of Elhan Azizov, a tragically-deceased soldier in the Azerbaijani army. Over the past seven years Beyali has become the symbol of an Azerbaijani father fighting to this day for the rights ...
Recently-Published Children's Encyclopedia Full of Religious Quotations
Recently, a children's encyclopedia for children was published in Baku whose contents turned out to be full of Qur'anic verses and other religious quotations.
Mosque Goers Clash With Police Over Scheduled Mosque Demolition
A clash occurred in Baku between parishioners of the mosque "Haji Javad" and police officers on March 12. Mosque-goers oppose the demolition of the mosque, which is included in the list of architectural monuments protected by ...
Baku Shopping Festival Offers Few Advantages for Potential Tourists, Locals
The 1st ‘Azerbaijani Shopping Festival’ kicked off in Baku yesterday and will continue until May 10, however, what benefits it has to offer foreign and local tourists is unclear.
"End to Plunder" Opposition Rally: Photos, Video, Commentary
The National Council of Democratic Forces held a protest rally on April 8 at Mahsul Stadium with the slogans, "End to Plunder!" and "End to Monarchy!".